Updated: 7/28/2014 3:35:56 PM
County of Spartanburg
Human Resources Department



DEPUTY SHERIFF I (SHERIFF)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Qualifications include: must be able to pass physical ability test, must be at least 21 years of age, be able to pass extensive background investigation, minimum high school graduate. Some college or military background preferred. Provides excellent working conditions and fringe benefits. Deputy examination is given first Thursday of each month at Emergency Service Academy, 100 Bob Holt Drive, Duncan, SC. The contact number for questions is (864) 503-4511. Wear proper attire for running, jumping, etc. In order to be considered for exam, applications must be received by the previous Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


DETENTION OFFICER I (DETENTION FACILITY)
The minimum starting salary is $28,409. Performs various duties pertaining to the County Detention Facility such as guarding and directing inmates, patrolling assigned areas, escorting inmates, preparing reports, inspecting property, and preventing disturbances.

Some knowledge of the security, rules, regulations and procedures of the institution; some knowledge of the practices of modern penology as related to the supervision and care of persons under institutionalized restraint; ability to enforce institutional rules firmly and fairly; ability to detect potential behavior problems of inmates; ability to detect the early symptoms of common health problems; ability to carry out oral and written directions accurately; ability to supervise the activities of large groups of inmates; ability to prepare records and reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates. Must be at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and pass a criminal background check.

Special requirements are: Possession of or ability to obtain Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of South Carolina within one (1) year of employment. Must meet and maintain minimum qualifications for the position established by the department and the State of South Carolina. Possession of appropriate driver's license valid in the State of South Carolina.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARKS TECHNICIAN II (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $32,702. Under regular supervision performs intermediate skilled work in the maintenance and repair of parks and recreational facilities and equipment. Assists in the planning, coordinating and supervising of maintenance and repair activities and participates in the construction, maintenance and repair of facilities, equipment, buildings and grounds; prepares and maintains appropriate records.

Thorough knowledge of the practices, equipment, tools and materials used in park maintenance and construction; thorough knowledge of general building, equipment, repair and maintenance; thorough knowledge of hazards and necessary safety precautions involved in construction work; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to prepare reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High school graduate with considerable experience as a custodial and grounds keeping experience. Also will consider any equivalent combination of experience and training providing the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. driver's license. Must obtain a South Carolina pesticide application license and HVAC license for handling Freon.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


TELEPHONE OPERATOR/911 (COMMUNICATIONS-COUNTY)
Shift Work
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Under regular supervision performs responsible technical work on an assigned shift receiving calls for public safety, emergency services and other personnel. Receives emergency calls, determines the nature of the emergency and passes information to the appropriate Telecommunicator; maintains records, files, and logs; enters data; prepares reports.

Must have general knowledge of operating two-way communications systems and general knowledge of radio code system and teletype procedures. Must be familiar with the geography of the County. Has the ability to type 30 words per minute accurately. Has the ability to work under stressful conditions and remain calm. Must be able to operate standard office, data entry and computer equipment and communications consoles. Has the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio and telephone communications relative to emergency services. Requires the ability to read a variety of informational documents, maps, computer screens, books, procedure manuals, checklists, vehicle cards, weather teletypes, computer printouts, and methods and procedures. Must be adaptable to performing under stress when confronted with an emergency. Performs related tasks as required.

The minimum education and experience requirements are a High School graduate with the ability to learn and apply new skills in the area of radio communications relative to emergency services. Must successfully pass the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy forty-hour course and successfully complete and maintain SLED CJICS/NCIC certification. Must successfully pass a criminal background check.

Applications are accepted until job is filled.


VOTING SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS)
The minimum starting salary is $25,960. Performs difficult semiskilled and skilled work in voting machines maintenance and other duties as assigned. Programs, maintains, and deliver County’s voting machines and transfers and maintains excess equipment storage; maintain of machines’ storage area and does related work as required. Work is performed under the supervision and direction of the Registration and Election Director or assigned supervisor.

Thorough knowledge of maintenance, repair and skilled tasks of the area assigned, thorough knowledge in safety policies, procedures, and practices when working repair of machines and delivering of machines; substantial knowledge of state election laws; substantial knowledge of County geography; ability to tactfully resolve issues for the general public relating to the voting machines, ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; ability to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions for the machines, ability to operate or quickly learn to operate a personal computer ; ability to use logical and creative thought process to develop solutions according to written specifications and/oral instructions; ability to perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities with accuracy and speed under the pressure of time-sensitive deadlines; ability and willingness to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought by rapidly changing information and/or technology; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with associates.

Graduation from High School or possession of a GED and considerable experience as semiskilled or skilled worker in maintenance, repair, and some experience with electronic repair, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina. Must possess or obtain the Electronic Voting Machine Manufacture certificate within one of year of employment.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN (ENGINEERING)
The minimum starting salary is $35,318. Under regular supervision performs intermediate technical work inspecting and monitoring construction projects and performing drafting assignments.

Inspects and monitors construction projects; drafts; maintains records. General knowledge of the methods, techniques and materials used in construction projects; some knowledge of the terminology, methods, practices and techniques of civil engineering; ability to make arithmetic calculations; ability to enforce regulations with tact and diplomacy; ability to draft plans and plot maps; ability to understand and work from oral and written instructions and sketches; skill in the use of construction materials testing equipment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with contractors, developers and associates. Performs inspections of developments under construction to ensure compliance with standards and County specifications and advises contractors of corrective actions. Reviews plans, performs field trips, and conducts road and traffic surveys. Prepares reports, receives and investigates complaints, and performs other duties as directed. Operates and maintains a variety of equipment including a computer, calculator, automobile, surveying equipment, hand auger, drafting instruments, pick, etc. Must possess the ability to utilize and learn new skills pertaining to Engineering Technician. Performs related tasks as required.

Graduate of an accredited community college with major course work in Civil Engineering Technology. Must be certified by the S.C.D.O.T. in the Asphalt Roadway Inspector Training Course and Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Inspector Training Course within one year. Must possess a valid S. C. driver’s license.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


PARK ASSISTANT (RECREATION/ATHLETICS)
The starting salary range is $8.00/hr to $11.00/hr. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Park Operations Director. This is responsible paraprofessional work monitoring a variety of recreation activities and facilities. Work hours will be varied and most hours will be weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. Must be able to lead groups in recreational activities. Able to maintain discipline and enforce safety policies and procedures. Able to follow both oral and written instruction. Able to maintain accurate and legible records. Able to maintain effective working relationships with other staff and the general public. Able to perform physical aspects of the classification. Supervises, manages and maintains facility during evening and weekend hours. Opens and closes facility, performs maintenance of facilities and fields, and secures facility at closing . Ensures that all rules, regulations, and safety practices are properly enforced. May drive vehicles in support of activities. May provide support for activities away from facility. Maintains accurate attendance for programs and tournaments, works the gates for tournaments, and responsible for running scoreboards during tournaments. Supports operations by greeting visitors and providing information. Assists with special events within the section and department. Reports all accidents and ensures that victims receive proper care. Maintains effective working relationships with the public and other staff members. Performs related duties as needed or assigned.

Completion of high school and two years experience in recreational activities or sports programming, preferably in a leadership role; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent work history and attendance record. Possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications as needed.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


MAINTENANCE ASSISTANT (RECREATION/PARK MAINT)
The minimum starting salary is $10.00/hr – Up to 30 hrs / week. Performs responsible skilled labor, involving a variety of activities that are required to assist in the safe and effective management and maintenance of park facilities. Assists with park maintenance; maintaining park public areas and fields; maintaining records and preparing reports. Work is performed under the supervision of Parks Maintenance Manager, Parks Maintenance Assistant Manager, Parks Technician 3 or Parks Technician 2, depending on assignment. Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facility; assures facility is free of trash and debris.

General knowledge of the principles and practices of parks and recreation maintenance activities. Good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instructions. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees in small work teams. Ensures customer compliance with County policies as well as department regulations and procedures; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be able to operate specialized motorized grounds maintenance equipment and as well as various size vehicles in support of activities. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires completion of high school and two years’ experience in sports field maintenance or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Applications are accepted until job is filled.


RECREATION ASSISTANT (YOUTH DEVELOPMENT)
Salary range- Minimum wage - $11.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Programs Manager. Work hours will be varied and may include weekend, evening, or non-regular work hours.

Must have good technical and organizational skills. Must be able to read a variety of documents and to follow both oral and written instruction. Must be able to maintain accurate and legible records. Must be able to perform the physical aspects of the job, including working in extreme weather conditions. Must be physically able to exert up to 50 pounds occasionally, 10-25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly. Must be able to swim. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees. Must be customer-friendly, supporting program by greeting visitors and providing information. Must to be able to lead and direct customer groups in recreational activities, dealing courteously and firmly with the public; demonstrating good judgment, tact and courtesy. Must demonstrate concern for safety and compliance with program regulations to insure customer' compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care. Must be flexible to perform related duties as needed or assigned.

Requires knowledge of general and practical recreation programming and principles. For recreation programs involving children aged 5-12, requires completion of high school and one year of experience in recreational activities for children, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires an excellent work history and attendance record as well as possession of a valid South Carolina driver's license and an excellent driving record. Must be able to successfully complete pre-employment screening processes, including passage of a drug screen. Must be proficient in or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, and other safety certifications, as needed.
Applications are accepted until September 4, 2014.


DEPUTY REGISTER OF DEEDS (REGISTER OF DEEDS)
The minimum starting salary is $37,525 - Performs intermediate technical work recording plats, deeds, mortgages and liens and assisting citizens; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision.

Receives, checks, indexes and records legal documents; prepares and assists with the maintenance of financial records; enters, verifies and checks data; issues various legal certificates; ensures accuracy of information on documents; maintains records and files; prepares reports. Opens mail; verifies document accuracy and completeness; clocks and numbers documents. Assists in the planning and review of Data Recording Technicians work. Assists citizens by making copies from books or microfilm; pulls mortgages from the lektriever; checks mortgage cancellations, retrieves deed and plat information. Checks newly processed microfilm on picture cards and roll film for legibility and accuracy. Files materials after the recording process; Refiles materials used in the process of assisting citizens. Composes and types correspondence and certified copy certificates. Checks mortgage assignments, cancellations, subordinations, releases and modifications before recordation for accuracy of information. Rubber stamps documents after recording process is complete; prepares for filing or mailing. Assists in training new Data Recording Technicians. Must have thorough knowledge of the rules, laws, practices and procedures of the Register of Deeds office; thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and standard clerical techniques; thorough knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; ability to learn assigned clerical tasks readily and to adhere to prescribed office routines; ability to make simple arithmetic calculations and file alphabetically and numerically; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public. Performs related tasks as required.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by training in computers and bookkeeping and extensive experience as a Data Recording Technician.

Applications are accepted until August 8, 2014.




Updated: 7/28/2014 3:35:56 PM EOE